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ὑποτίθημι 1 2 place under, τί τινι Il.:—Mid. to place under one's feet, Xen. place under as a foundation or beginning, id=Xen., Dem.:—Pass. to be laid down, assumed, Plat.:—Mid. to lay down as a principle, take for granted, assume, id=Plat., Dem.; c. acc. et inf. to assume or suppose that . . , Plat. hold out under, present, Luc.: metaph. to suggest, Eur., etc.:—so in Mid. to suggest, hint a thing to one, ὑποθέσθαι τινὶ βουλήν Il.; ἔπος, ἔργον ὑποθέσθαι τινί to suggest a speech, an action, to any one, advise or counsel him thereto, Hom., Hdt., etc.
2.c. dat. pers. only, ὑποθέσθαι τινί to advise, admonish one, Od., Ar., etc.: c. inf. to advise one to do a thing, Hdt., Thuc. propose, σκοπόν as a mark or aim, Arist.:—Mid. to propose to oneself, Isocr. put down as a deposit or stake, to pawn, pledge, mortgage, Hdt., Aeschin., etc.:—in Mid., of the mortgagee, to lend money on pledge, Dem. stake, hazard, venture, Plat.; ὑποθεὶς τὸν ἴδιον κίνδυνον at his own risk, Dem.

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